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Betz Art Gallery in Houston announces artist call for the “Twelve by Twelve Show” 2011


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Betz Art Gallery, located in the Montrose section of Houston, Texas, is pleased to announced that submissions are now being accepted for "The Twelve by Twelve Show" international juried exhibition to be held from November 12, 2011, through December 1st , 2011.

The “Twelve by Twelve Show” is an exhibition of art work in a 12 inch by 12 inch format.  The art work must be able to hang on the wall and can be  produced in any medium.   Entries are open to both 2-D and 3-D artists.

"The Twelve by Twelve Show" is open to all artists, age 18 years or older. The show's prospectus and entry form may be downloaded from the Betz Art Gallery website at <> or fill out and send in the form below . The opening reception for "The Twelve by Twelve Show" will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2011.
Postmark Deadline for Submissions Nov 5th
Delivery of Accepted Work Nov 8th (10 a.m. – 6 p.m) daily at Betz Art Gallery
November 12th- Show opens Artists Reception: 6pm-9pm
December 1-8th- Pick art work (10 a.m.–6 p.m) daily at Betz Gallery

Artwork can be created with any 2D or 3D media with the exception of film or video. All work must have been completed within the last three years, completed independently of a class or workshop setting, and not derived from any images published by someone other than the artist. Art must be 12 inches by 12 inches. This can be art in any media and format as long as it is not bigger then 12 inches by 12 inches and can hang on a wall with the label on back. Work must be ready to hang with the proper hanger wire or hooks on back. Placement of the selected works will be arranged by the exhibition juror and gallery curators.

 At the conclusion of the show, artists whose work has been accepted may pick up their art from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on December 1 through December 8th tuesday-saturday. If the artist is unable to pick up their work by December 8th, 2011, a storage fee of $5.00 per day will be assessed. Artwork not picked up by January 1, 2012, will be donated to a charity auction of Betz Art Gallery's choice.

The entry fee is $30.00 for up to three works per artist,$10.00 for additional works of art, payable by check or money order, to Betz Art Gallery.Entry form to Betz Art Gallery, 1208 West Gray, Houston, TX 77006. All work submitted should be for sale. In the event of a sale, 70 percent will be dispersed to the artist, Betz Art Gallery will retain a 30 percent commission.

All work must be submitted for the initial jury review along with the application form on a CD or emailed in .jpg format or via a print on paper, art work submissions can be emailed to  Work will be viewed on a standard computer screen, and artists are encouraged to test their disc or jpegs prior to submission. CDs should be labeled with the artist's name and phone number and list the media and title of each work submitted. Files should be no larger than 5 MB and inclusion of a photo hard copy (maximum size of 8.5 inches by 11 inches) of the images being submitted (for verification only) is encouraged. Artists may enter up to three works. Artists should not submit additional materials such as resumes or portfolios.

2D work must not exceed 12 inches in width or 12 inches in height, including frame, and must not weigh more than 20 lbs. Gallery-wrap format canvas is acceptable and must be painted on sides in lieu of framing. All framed work must be wired and ready to hang. No sawtooth hangers and no glass -- artists should use plexiglass in lieu of glass, if necessary.

Betz Art Gallery is located at 1208 W. Gray in the Montrose section of Houston. For more information about the "The Twelve by Twelve Show," Betz Gallery's artists, or future events, contact Lori Betz at 888-755-0515, via e-mail at or by visiting the gallery's website <>  .

“12x12 Show” Betz Art Gallery APPLICATION
You may either mail this in with a check or email this information to and call with a credit card

Second  Annual Juried Exhibition
November 12 , 2011



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